Azure for Developers

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Azure for Developers

Azure for Developers


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Formats : PDF (Read Only)

Pages : 632

ISBN : 9781803238548

Edition : Second Edition

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Develop cloud applications based on the most popular Azure services, including hosting web applications, running containers, storing data using both relational and non-relational databases, and much more

Key Features

  • Take a modern approach to Azure Cloud development and management
  • Get a detailed introduction to services such as web hosting, databases, and serverless platforms
  • Get the hang of cloud services with this practical, developer-centric guide for Azure developers

Book Description

Microsoft Azure is currently one of the fastest growing public cloud service providers thanks to its sophisticated set of services for building fault-tolerant and scalable cloud-based applications.

This second edition of Azure for Developers will take you on a journey through the various PaaS services available in Azure, including Azure App Service, Azure Functions, and Azure SQL Databases, showing you how to build a complete and reliable system with ease. Throughout the book, you’ll discover ways to enhance your skills when building cloud-based solutions leveraging different SQL/NoSQL databases, serverless and messaging components, containerized solutions, and even search engines such as Azure Cognitive Search. That’s not all!! The book also covers more advanced scenarios such as scalability best practices, serving static content with Azure CDN, and distributing loads with Azure Traffic Manager, Azure Application Gateway, and Azure Front Door.

By the end of this Azure book, you’ll be able to build modern applications on the Azure cloud using the most popular and promising technologies to make your solutions reliable, stable, and efficient.

What you will learn

  • Identify the Azure services that can help you get the results you need
  • Implement PaaS components – Azure App Service, Azure SQL, Traffic Manager, CDN, Notification Hubs, and Azure Cognitive Search
  • Work with serverless components
  • Integrate applications with storage
  • Put together messaging components (Event Hubs, Service Bus, and Azure Queue Storage)
  • Use Application Insights to create complete monitoring solutions
  • Secure solutions using Azure RBAC and manage identities
  • Develop fast and scalable cloud applications

Who this book is for

This book is for developers and IT professionals who want to learn Microsoft Azure by developing applications based on various cloud services. Prior knowledge of software development and the basics of software architecture and Azure services give you an advantage.

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Packt Publishing

Packt Publishing

Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

Working towards that vision, we have published over 6,500 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done - whether that's specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

As part of our mission, we have also awarded over $1,000,000 through our Open Source Project Royalty scheme, helping numerous projects become household names along the way.

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